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January 18th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
There are a lot of reasons why MSPs should get excited about drones, which doesn’t even include a projected 20+% growth rate for the next several years. But if you’re not familiar with the technology—or its applications in the business space—there’s a lot you need to know. A comprehensive guide to - Read More
January 17th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Great Little Seminar has been training IT consultants on managed services and more since 2013. That's when I offered my first class on Standard Operating Procedures. Beginning immediately, we are nowIT Service Provider Universitywww.itspu.comPlease plan to join us for an introductory webinar:  - Read More
January 17th, 2022 | Lisa Shorr | Brand Bytes
As I sit at my kitchen table—I needed a change of scenery from my desk—I have three employees out sick with COVID and two are awaiting test results (and thus quarantining). Two-thirds of our employees have been infected, and my MSP’s experience over the past two years is becoming the global norm. I - Read More
January 16th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
 Join us - Literally!NSITSP All Member Meeting Feb. 9th - Everyone's welcomeAll-Member Meeting Feb. 9thRegister for Free: you to everyone who has already joined us.We have a very active Board of Directors and five very active committees. In this meeting we will give - Read More
January 14th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The tech workforce experienced unprecedented change and challenges in 2021. From more permanent work-from-home and hybrid office trends to inroads made in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, CompTIA’s Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Community has been tracking—and responding to— - Read More
January 14th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If you’re interested in doing some cool things with your career, I suggest getting into data analytics. Just a year ago, we asked thousands of business leaders, IT professionals and hiring managers about the key technologies and skills that would grow revenue for their organizations through 2023. - Read More
January 13th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As artificial intelligence technology becomes more widely adopted by businesses—integrated in everything from chatbots to threat detection (and so much more), it’s hard not to wonder “what’s next?” We posed that question to members of CompTIA’s AI Advisory Council and received some enlightening and - Read More
January 12th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
For more than 15 years, almost every day at work has provided a new, interesting, challenge for Girard Kavelines. And for Kavelines, that is not a bad thing. It is quite the opposite. The variety of tasks that he is called upon to address as an IT professional, the variety of skills that the role - Read More
January 12th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
NCCoE Releases Draft Project Description for IPv6 Transition The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a new draft project description, Secure IPv6-Only Implementation in the Enterprise. Publication of this project description begins a process to further identify project - Read More
January 12th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Blockchain for Access Control Systems: Draft NISTIR 8403 Available for Comment NIST has released NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8403, Blockchain for Access Control Systems, for public comment. Protecting system resources against unauthorized access is the primary objective of an access control - Read More